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Mapmakers of the living human body

Positron emission tomography is a vital tool for School of Medicine researchers studying psychiatric diseases, diabetes, and cancer

Imagine trying to develop a drug and being able to see how and where that drug acts inside the body of a living person. Just such a tool is provided by positron emission tomography (PET), an imaging technology that is aiding drug development and research on the...

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Spine Center lets patients in pain get back on track

Susan Cusano and Nina Kadan-Lottick, M.D., share an unhappy distinction: Far too early, they felt like frail, elderly women. Cusano, 55, could barely walk. Kadan-Lottick, associate professor of pediatrics, spent her...

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Stem cells reveal a long-hidden mosaic

Although the many cells in a human body have distinct functions and appearances, it’s generally been assumed that they all share the same genetic blueprint. So when adult cells are reprogrammed into their most basic,...

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Women’s Health Research at Yale celebrates 15 years of success

Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY), whose mission is to ensure that women are included in research studies, gender differences in health are examined, and health outcomes are analyzed by gender, celebrated its 15th...

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